Spatial DIsorientation leads to many mishandling accidents like CFIT, stalls, sins and runway excursions. The importance of maintaining an awareness of proper orientation within space and time is critical to safety of flight.

Advisory Circular 60-4A

Remember Herb's Rules to Live By:
1. Use a checklist
2. Look outside
3. Never fly hard IFR in a single engine aircraft

Flying VFR into IMC is a Top 3 Killer in GA.

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References:

Pilot Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge
FAR/AIM
Aviation Instructors Handbook
Instrument Flying Handbook